Cambridge Encyclopedia of the English Language, The Second edition Paperback, David Crystal
Автор: Crystal Название: The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language ISBN: 0521736501 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780521736503 Издательство: Cambridge Academ Цена: 4080 р. Наличие на складе: Есть Описание: This new, thoroughly revised edition of the acclaimed Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language incorporates the major developments in language study which have taken place since the mid 1990s. Two main new areas have been added: the rise of electronic communication in all its current forms from email to texting, and the crisis affecting the world's languages, of which half are thought to be so seriously endangered that they will die out this century. • All language statistics have been updated, and additional information provided about their linguistic affiliation • All topics involving technology have been revised to take account of recent developments, notably in phonetics, language disability, and computing • Maps have been revised to include new countries or country names • Special attention has been paid to fast-moving areas such as language teaching and learning • The text design has been completely updated with many new illustrations throughout
Автор: Crystal, David (university Of Wales, Bangor) Название: Cambridge encyclopedia of the english language ISBN: 1108437737 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781108437738 Издательство: Cambridge Academ Цена: 3121 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщикаПоставка под заказ. Описание: Now in its third edition, The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the English Language provides the most comprehensive coverage of the history, structure and worldwide use of English. Fully updated and expanded, with a fresh redesigned layout, and over sixty audio resources to bring language extracts to life, it covers all aspects of the English language including the history of English, with new pages on Shakespeare's vocabulary and pronunciation, updated statistics on global English use that now cover all countries and the future of English in a post-Brexit Europe, regional and social variations, with fresh insights into the growing cultural identities of 'new Englishes', English in everyday use with new sections on gender identities, forensic studies, and 'big data' in corpus linguistics, and digital developments, including the emergence of new online varieties in social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp. Packed with brand new colour illustrations, photographs, maps, tables and graphs, this new edition is an essential tool for a new generation of twenty-first-century English language enthusiasts.
Название: Cambridge Encyclopedia of the English Language, The, PB ISBN: 0521596556 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780521596558 Издательство: Cambridge Academ Цена: 2250 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка. Описание: A revolution in language publishing Superbly illustrated in colour throughout, this is the most comprehensive reference book on the history, structure and worldwide use of English ever written. Clear and accessible, the book abounds with insights into how the language evolved and how it works. All aspects of English are covered: - the history of English - grammar, pronunciation and spelling - spoken and written English - regional and social variations - accents and dialects - new words, jargon, slang and cliches - English in use - in science, law, politics, advertising, the media ... - the huge range and creativity of the English vocabulary - language in literature and language in humour - teaching and learning the language - English as a world language - the future of English Photographs, advertisements, carons, quotations, newspaper cuttings, poems, anecdotes and examples vividly complement the text throughout, bringing life, surprise and humour to even the most complex topics. No language student or language lover should be without this unique and fascinating book.
Название: Cambridge Encyclopedia Of the English Language Second edition, The (Hardback) ISBN: 052182348X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780521823487 Издательство: Cambridge Academ Цена: 5725 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the English Language is one of the publishing phenomena of recent times. Rarely has a book so packed with accurate and well researched factual information been so widely read and popularly acclaimed. It has played a key role in the spread of general interest in language matters, generating further publications and broadcasting events for an avid audience. Its First Edition appeared in hardback in 1995 and a revised paperback in 1997. There have been numerous subsequent updated reprintings; but this Second Edition now presents an overhaul of the subject for a new generation of language-lovers and of teachers, students and professional English-users concerned with their own linguistic legacy. The length of the book has been extended and there are 44 new illustrations, extensive new material on world English and Internet English, and a complete updating of statistics, further reading suggestions and other references.
Автор: Edited by Richard M. Hogg Название: History of the English Language, A Paperback ISBN: 052171799X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780521717991 Издательство: Cambridge Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 4474 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The history and development of English, from the earliest known writings to its status today as a dominant world language, is a subject of major importance to linguists and historians. In this book, a team of international experts cover the entire recorded history of the English language, outlining its development over fifteen centuries. With an emphasis on more recent periods, every key stage in the history of the language is covered, with full accounts of standardisation, names, the distribution of English in Britain and North America, and its global spread. New historical surveys of the crucial aspects of the language are presented, and historical changes that have affected English are treated as a continuing process, helping to explain the shape of the language today. This complete and up-to-date history of English will be indispensable to all advanced students, scholars and teachers in this prominent field.
Автор: David Crystal Название: English as a Global Language ISBN: 0521530326 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780521530323 Издательство: Cambridge Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 2210 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: David Crystal, world authority on the English language, presents a lively and factual account of the rise of English as a global language and explores the whys and wherefores of the history, current status and future potential of English as the international language of communication. English has been lauded as the most ‘successful’ language ever, with 1,500 million speakers worldwide; but Crystal avoids taking sides and tells the story in a measured but engaging way, backed by facts and figures. This new edition of his classic book includes new material (on the vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation of New Englishes), footnotes, new tables, and a full bibliography. There are updates throughout. This is a book for anyone of any nationality concerned with English: teachers, students, language professionals, politicians, general readers and anyone with a love of the language.
Описание: An A-Z reference work with over 4,000 concise entries on all aspects of literature in English from the English-speaking world. Comprehensive in scope, it deals with the classics of English literature as well as the best of contemporary writing.
Название: English Language ISBN: 1403945896 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781403945891 Издательство: Springer Рейтинг: Цена: 8882 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: What is the English language like, why is it like that and what do we need to know in order to study it? This wide ranging introductory textbook not only presents the English language from multiple perspectives, but provides the reader with the necessary grounding in linguistics to investigate it for themselves. Written by a team of experts in diverse fields, English Language: Description, Variation and Context: - Covers both traditional topics and topics that have more recently come to prominence, notably concerning language use in context - Includes 'Advances' boxes, designed to give readers a sense of controversies, debates and further research in the area, and 'Illustrations' boxes, which contain extended and additional examples - Employs a research-led approach, making the latest developments in the field highly accessible for an undergraduate audience, yet fruitful for more advanced readers. Comprehensive and engaging, this invaluable textbook provides an ideal starting point for those new to the subject, straightforward progression for those who have studied it before and cutting-edge insights for more seasoned scholars. Edited by Jonathan Culpeper, Senior Lecturer in English Language, Francis Katamba, Professor of Linguistics, Paul Kerswill, Professor of Sociolinguistics, Ruth Wodak, Distinguished Professor of Discourse Studies and Tony McEnery, Professor of English Language and Linguistics and Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, all in the Department of Linguistics and English Language at Lancaster University.
Автор: Barber, Charles Beal, Joan Shaw, Philip A. Название: English language ISBN: 0521670012 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780521670012 Издательство: Cambridge Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 2600 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: Where does today's English come from? This new edition of the bestseller by Charles Barber tells the story of the language from its remote ancestry to the present day. In response to demand from readers, a brand new chapter on late modern English has been added for this edition. Using dozens of familiar texts, including the English of King Alfred, Chaucer, Shakespeare, and Addison, the book tells you everything you need to know about the English language, where it came from and where it’s going to. This edition adds new material on English as a global language and explains the differences between the main varieties of English around the world. Clear explanations of linguistic ideas and terms make it the ideal introduction for students on courses in English language and linguistics, and for all readers fascinated by language.
Название: A History of the English Language ISBN: 0333609840 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780333609842 Издательство: Springer Рейтинг: Цена: 3459 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This introduction to the English language cuts away traditional divisions into old, middle and modern English to chart the evolution of standard English. It covers historical background, changes in phonology, vocabulary and syntax, and analyzes individual texts of English from various periods.
Описание: Practical English Language Teaching Series: Grammar Practical English Language Teaching is designed as a special interest core text for teacher training courses offering numerous tips and techniques in the areas of teaching listening, speaking, reading, grammar, and young learners. Each title in the series offers vital background information and a wealth of helpful teaching strategies and techniques.
Автор: Stockwell, Peter Mullany, Louise Название: English language ISBN: 0415448859 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780415448857 Издательство: Taylor&Francis Рейтинг: Цена: 2402 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Suitable for introductory language and linguistics courses, this book offers coverage of the key aspects of the English language (such as meaning and structure). It also provides an introduction to key disciplines of linguistics (historical, social and psycholinguistics) and also key areas in language study (such as language acquisition).
Автор: Klein Wolfgang Название: Second Language Acquisition ISBN: 0521317029 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780521317023 Издательство: Cambridge Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 3642 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This 1986 textbook presents an account of the main concerns, problems and theoretical and practical issues raised by second language acquisition research.
Описание: Presentation of pronoun and preposition usage in English, combined with practice for beginning and intermediate ESL learners. This book offers a detailed examination of these two essential aspects of grammar, which language learners need to master to communicate with confidence. It provides explanations of the usage of pronouns and prepositions.
Описание: Scrutiny was first issued quarterly from Cambridge between 1932 and 1953, the principal editor throughout being Dr Leavis. It is now recognized as a formative influence on English intellectual and cultural life worthy to rank with the great reviews of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.